Dave Ramsey Expanding, Adding Jobs, FCC Says No To Chinese Broadcasts
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Radio Headlines For Tuesday 06-23-20
Jim Ryan. Chris Conley and Thea Mitchem are Radio's Top Three Program Directors for 2020. Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti and McVay Media President Mike McVay unveiled Radio's Top Ten PD's in a special Facebook Live event Monday. All ten PD's joined them during the broadcast, which you can watch HERE. [read more]
While many radio companies are eliminating jobs and furloughing employees, Dave Ramsey's company Ramsey Solutions is growing. The company is spending $52 million and adding 600 jobs in Tennessee to expand its corporate headquarters. [read more]
On Monday, the FCC dismissed an application to deliver Mandarin Chinese programming from a studio in Irwindale, California to XEWW-AM in Mexico for rebroadcast back into the U.S. Some people, including Senator Ted Cruz, believe the station is a propaganda arm of the Chinese government. [read more]
From its latest Share of Ear update in May, Edison Research is reporting that consumers are tapping into radio station streams more than ever. Total listening through an online stream is now at 10% for the first time. [read more]
NRG Media has hired Allyson Hillman to run the Cedar Rapids/Waterloo market which includes KOKZ, KFMW, KXEL and KPTY. Hillman is headed to Cedar Rapids from Fort Myers where she worked for Beasley as D.O.S. [read more]
Premiere Networks announced today that this month marks Joe Pags’ 10-year anniversary as host of The Weekend. The three-hour weekend talk program is heard on over 300 stations. Pags started his broadcasting career in 1989 in Palm Beach Florida. [read more]
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has named Jacquie Gales Webb as VP of Radio. Gales Webb, most recently a CPB director of content, joined the CPB Radio department in 2005 as a project manager. [read more]
98.5 KFOX (KUFX-FM,San Jose) welcomed a new morning show this week. San Jose's Great Radio Experiment was created from in-house talent at the Bonneville Classic Rocker. [read more]
Salem Radio Network host Larry Elder premiered a new documentary he produced June 19. Elder served as the Executive Producer of UNCLE TOM: An Oral History of the American Black Conservative. [read more]
The Tulsa Music Awards has named Natalie Cash from KWEN-FM's Cash & Bradley Show Tulsa’s Favorite Radio Personality.  This is the first year for this award category and the nominations included local radio hosts from all music genres.  [read more]
The Media Industry's Stock Source
Some industry observers speculated that Friday's big jump in value for Beasley Broadcast Group shares was thanks to day traders, and was not a sign of a fast-track to long-term recovery for a deeply undervalued broadcast media issue. Get the full story in the RBR+TVBR Afternoon Headlines e-mail. To get it, click here!  
ICA Radio’s three stations in Corpus Christi helped raise 931 pints of blood for the Coastal Bend Blood Center. Each donor received a t-shirt and a pint of ice cream and were entered to win other prizes from local businesses. [read more]
A campaign commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the first Pride Parade in Los Angeles has been launched by iHeartMedia. The campaign features a series of vignettes airing across participating LA based iHeartMedia stations along with personality, artist and celebrity voiced Pride messages and videos across the stations’ social platforms. [read more]
Beasley Media Group Detroit is hosting Solutions Not Slogans. The Zoom event will bring together community leaders to discuss ways to bridge the gap between residents and the Police department. [read more]
Global Goal: Unite for Our Future - The Concert will air on more than 100 iHeartMedia stations and streaming platforms Saturday, June 27. The concert is part of an effort to combat the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on marginalized communities. [read more]
Marketron has unwrapped Marketron NXT, a single software solution for managing integrated radio and digital campaigns. The platform is built specifically for radio with a focus on helping broadcaster to sell third-party digital advertising. [read more]
ABC Audio will provide three specials to affiliates over the July 4th holiday weekend. ABC Audio’s music specials Red, White and Rock Live and Fourth of July Live will include the best live cuts from in-concert performances. And, ABC News Radio will provide the three-hour special Turning to Tech. [read more]
With the challenges that broadcasters are facing regarding employment and management of staff, remaining engaged while working remotely, this year’s survey includes specific questions about how COVID-19 is impacting sales teams at stations across America. [read more]
Our latest Blast From The Past comes from Elliot Mass while working at KUSC-FM, the college radio station at The University of Southern California back in 1969. The station was in the old projecter room above the Bovard Hall auditorium and did not have air conditioning. Send your Blast From The Past photo to [read more]

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